Ouzoud Waterfalls

Enter your dates to find available activities

Ouzoud Waterfalls: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Hike and Boat Trip

1. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Hike and Boat Trip

Embark on a full-day tour to the Ouzoud Waterfalls with a small group of maximum 20 people, or as a private group. Begin with pickup from your hotel or riad, before departing for one of the most spectacular waterfalls in North Africa, located 93 miles (150 km) north of Marrakech. Upon arrival in the village of Ouzoud, admire views of the cascades that plunge 360 feet (110 meters) into the pool below. Meet a local guide who will take you on a walk through olive tree groves, share information about the local Berber culture and take you to visit a local argan oil co-operative.  Then, walk down a network of trails that lead down to the bottom with your guide. Enjoy a stop at a scenic viewpoint where you can buy a fresh orange juice, before boarding a traditional boat for a short ride on the pool at the bottom of the waterfalls. Lunch will be at a local restaurant overlooking the falls and consists of a traditional Berber menu. After lunch, you’ll have 20 minutes of free time to take pictures, admire the views, or explore the souvenir stalls. In the mid-afternoon, you’ll walk up a series of stairs to board the minibus and then be transferred back to Marrakech.

...
Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip & Optional Boat Ride

2. Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip & Optional Boat Ride

Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech for a full-day tour to the dramatic Ouzoud Falls, located near the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt in the province of Azilal. Following a pick-up from your hotel or riad, transfer to the Ouzoud Falls by air-conditioned minibus. Along the way, marvel at the traditional towns and typical Berber villages of the Grand Atlas, and pass through the shade of ancient olive trees as you approach the waterfalls. Upon arrival at Ouzoud, after an approximate 3-hour drive, enjoy about 4 hours at the cascades to soak up nature. Look out for the resident monkeys, and take a swim in the crystal clear waters. Upgrade your tour to include an optional boat ride here. After a relaxing afternoon, depart for the return transfer to Marrakech, with an estimated arrival of 6 PM.

...
Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Tour from Marrakech with Boat Ride

3. Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Tour from Marrakech with Boat Ride

Your 9-hour tour begins at 8:00 AM in Marrakech as you head out on a scenic minibus drive to the waterfalls. This is an excellent opportunity to escape from the city and explore a side of Morocco not many visitors get to see. En route you’ll pass through many traditional Moroccan towns and rural villages. When you arrive at the Ouzoud Waterfalls, after about a 3-hour drive, you’ll have 4 hours to enjoy the cascades and the area’s natural beauty. Be sure to check out the wild monkeys living in the trees and take a swim if you like. Select the option including a boat ride to see the stunning falls from the water. You can walk down along the cascades, relax to the sound of the falls, enjoy a picnic lunch or visit one of the many cafés and restaurants. After a restful and relaxing afternoon, you’ll head back to Marrakech by minibus.

...
From Marrakech: Ouzoud Falls Day Trip

4. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Falls Day Trip

Start your day trip with pick-up from your Marrakech hotel. Hop inside your air-conditioned minivan and enjoy the views as you travel northeast to the village of Tanaghmeilt in the Atlas Mountains. Drive through desert hills past palm groves and old villages. As you travel, listen to fascinating facts about the Ouzoud Falls. Hear how their name translates as "grinding grain" in the Berber language and how they rank as the highest natural waterfalls in north Africa. The mountains are over 100 meters in height, offering a spectacular view. During the tour, discover beautiful green landscapes home to monkeys and birds. Enjoy lunch in a restaurant overlooking the waterfalls before returning to Marrakech in the afternoon.

...
Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day-Trip

5. Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day-Trip

This shared day-trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls from Marrakech will start with a pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in the morning. From here you will venture out of town to visit the most beautiful and highest waterfalls in North Africa (about 100-meters high). Upon arrival, you will begin by enjoying a hike in the village of Ouzoud. Feel free to explore the area yourself or with a local guide, as you cross the green valley, shady orchards and traditional water mills. You will even be able to meet the Berbers living in the mountains. After you arrive at the huge waterfalls, you will be able to see the waterfalls falling back and forth, forming a panorama of magic and rainbows. At the foot of the waterfalls, lunch can be taken at leisure in one of the local cafes that serve delicious Tagines next to the stream, complete with beautiful views of the waterfalls. Ascending to the top of the falls, you will come across families of maggot monkeys, who accustomed to tourists will welcome you in their own special way. Your day trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls will end in Marrakech, at which point you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

...
From Marrakech: Day Trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls

6. From Marrakech: Day Trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls

Depart Marrakech and journey by air-conditioned vehicle towards the Middle Atlas mountain range. Enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape as you make your way to Ouzoud Waterfalls in the village of Tanaghmeilt. Look for different plants and animals, including the abundant olive groves, apple orchards, oak trees, pomegranate trees, fig trees and more. Hike from the top of the cascades to reach the bottom, and keep a look out for wild monkeys playing in the trees. Enjoy lunch at leisure in a Berber restaurant, located along the paths to the waterfalls. Return to Marrakech at the end of a day of peace in nature and get dropped off at your accommodation on arrival.

...
From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Full-Day Private Trip

7. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Full-Day Private Trip

After being picked up from your hotel in Marrakech at 8 AM, travel towards the Atlas Mountains passing through many Berber villages.  At 10 AM meet your local mountain guide who knows the region very well. Begin the hike to the waterfalls and appreciate the stunning views as you walk. Meet the monkeys of the Grand Atlas Mountains and keep your eyes peeled for other wildlife. When you reach the magical waterfalls, enjoy free time to explore and take photos. Stop for a relaxing lunch at a Berber restaurant on the passage to the falls. At the end of the tour, you will be returned to your accommodation in Marrakesh.

...

Other Sightseeing Options in Ouzoud Waterfalls

Want to discover all there is to do in Ouzoud Waterfalls? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Ouzoud Waterfalls

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 5,218 reviews

We had a really enjoyable day. Our driver, Moustapha, told us a bit about the acenwry and the town we were passing on our way to Ouzoud. Our guide to the waterfall, Yousef, was excellent too! He knew and shared so much about the Berber culture, language and his experience growing up in the town, nearby. Also, he spoke 7 languages fluently, including German! When you see peanuts being sold at the beginning of the hike for 10dh, buy it! This is to feed the monkeys on the other side of the falls. Also, be sure to have some coins or small bills to tip the boat guy rowing you to the falls, and if you forgot to get the peanuts, you can tip the guy with a bag of peanuts to feed the monkeys. It was a relaxing and beautiful day and I highly recommend this tour!

A fantastic day trip to do when visiting Marrakech to see the second highest waterfall in Africa! Our guide and driver were both extremely kind and friendly, our guide gave us good information about Ouzoud and was very helpful in getting us around the large area. Extremely good value and would definitely recommend to select option of having a boat trip to fully take in the waterfall and surroundings!

Abdou was our main guide and driver. Youssef our local guide and temporary "guru". Both were nothing short of amazing and I totally recommend them. Ouzud waterfalls one day trip https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g293734-d7614339-r823340440-Ando_Travel_Day_Tours-Marrakech_Marrakech_Safi.html?m=55593

The trip was amazing. The driver Abdo was perfectly on time, he is so kind and we talked a lot about everything. And the guide Youssef was incredible. He knows everything about history and culture and spending time together was a blessing. Thank you for this perfect day.

They make everything very clear, the driver very friendly and the guide very friendly. The food with great views and the boat ride very fun.